Abellio invests in Scotland’s diverse town network

ScotRail provider Abellio is embarking on a new collaboration with Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) in a bid to improve connectivity, prosperity, and the sense of community in ... Continue Reading →

New figures show tourism growth in Scotland is strongest in Glasgow

  Tourism visits to Glasgow increased by 37% last year which led to a significant increase in tourism expenditure, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics ... Continue Reading →

Rail Campaigner Madge Elliot is First Passenger on New Borders Railway Line

The Borders Railway welcomed its ‘first’ passengers yesterday when well-known rail campaigner Madge Elliot MBE and her family took a trip on the new line – before it opens to ... Continue Reading →

Springboard ‘Awards for Excellence’ 2015 | Call for Entries Now Open!

The prestigious Springboard Awards for Excellence is now in its 13th year and is a highlight of the hospitality sector.   The Awards ceremony will celebrate and reward inspiring ... Continue Reading →

Tourism visitor numbers increases again

10 per cent increase. Overseas and domestic tourism visitors to Scotland have both increased by 10 per cent in the last year to the end of March 2015 according to figures published ... Continue Reading →

Skills boost for Scotland’s hospitality sector

Scotland’s £10billion hospitality sector is set for a boost after the launch of two master’s degrees aiming at improving the skills of those already working in the industry. The ... Continue Reading →

Busiest June on record for Edinburgh airport

Over one million passengers travelled through Edinburgh Airport last month, making it the busiest June on record for the airport and its second busiest month ever. A total of 1,098,859 ... Continue Reading →

VisitScotland aiming to diversity Board with new appointments

VisitScotland is currently looking to recruit new members to its Board and is keen to receive applications from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such ... Continue Reading →

Springboard Chairman Stephen Moss CBE wins Special Award

On Tuesday 7th July, Springboard Chairman Stephen Moss CBE walked away with the Special Award for his amazing contribution to the hospitality industry at The Cateys 2015. The hospitality ... Continue Reading →

2017 Rates Revaluation

Rates Revaluation forms are falling through letterboxes over the coming days and with a tight 14 day deadline threatened, many businesses may be feeling a bit daunted and concerned. The ... Continue Reading →